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R-Type II (Arcade)

R-Type II Arcade Title Screen.

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Description

R-Type II is a side-scrolling 2D shooter with spacecraft and the sequel to the original R-Type. The player controls the ship R-9C, the successor to R-9 with some changes to the weapons. The wave cannon is now able to track enemies and there are two new types of weapons: search laser and shotgun laser. For the land units a new anti-ground bomb can be used. The arcade game and most versions derived from it such as the Amiga one contain six levels, each with their own boss. The Game Boy version has five levels and does not incorporate the new weapons.

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R-Type II Arcade Approaching the end of level boss.
R-Type II Arcade Blast them.
R-Type II Arcade Dodge that laser.
R-Type II Arcade Approaching the base.

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Power Play Mar, 1990 5 out of 5 100
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Feb, 1990 92 out of 100 92

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Totally wrong entry 2 Sciere (275641)
Aug 12, 2009

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Terok Nor (19116) added R-Type II (Arcade) on Jan 26, 2014
Other platforms contributed by Sciere (275641), Kabushi (128325), Martin Smith (63104) and quizzley7 (21205)